Whitby Summer Sunset

Summer months mean longer days, warmer weather and, hopefully, happy faces. As Dennis Bromage explains, if we are happy at the time of image capture, then our pictures have a happy, upbeat character

As I write this it feels like summer is finally arriving in North Yorkshire. After a long winter and slow spring the bluebells are in flower and the leaves are unfurling in the trees, breathing refreshing life and colour into a landscape that has felt dead and grey for far too long this year.

I know summer is the least favourite season of many photographers, and it certainly has its frustrations, but I have to admit I love it. You can’t beat long, warm summer evenings spent wandering around in the hills or down on the beach – be it with the camera or the dog – or, as in my case, doing a spot of fishing. The extra hours of daylight mean that even after a long day at work you still have time to get out and enjoy some fresh air, and that has to be good for the soul. Finally seeing and feeling a bit of warm sunshine on the skin is also a refreshing change after a long cold winter. There is something about …

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Dennis Bromage

Dennis is a professional landscape photographer and one-to-one workshop tutor based in North Yorkshire in England. He is currently focusing his attention on the landscapes and coast of his beautiful and picturesque home county

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